Category Archives: data visualization

Hans Rosling, Edutainer

In this spectacular section of ‘The Joy of Stats’ Rosling tells the story of the world in 200 countries over 200 years using 120,000 numbers – in just four minutes. Plotting life expectancy against income for every country since 1810, … Continue reading

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U.S. Doctors and Politics

On average, the specialties with the highest salaries tend to have the most Republicans. Salary  $200k-$450k The New York Times: In surgery, anesthesiology and urology, for example, around two-thirds of doctors who have registered a political affiliation are Republicans. In … Continue reading

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Data visualization: Plotting life expectancy against income for 200 countries over 200 years

    Hans Rosling’s famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport’s commentator’s style to reveal the story of the world’s past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done … Continue reading

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A Visual History of Human Knowledge (TED Talk)

Manuel Lima is the author of  The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge. In this TED Talk, Lima explores the thousand-year history of mapping data — from languages to dynasties — using trees of information.

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Apple is in a Category All by Itself (#dataviz)

Source: Data Science Central

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Jeffrey Heer on the Future of Data Visualization (Video)

Baking more “design smarts” into analysis and decision-making tools Re-think basic user interfaces (tool automatically recommends interesting views) Show data variation, not design variation (Edward Tufte) How might our tools spur us to exercise skepticism and consider new questions? Charting … Continue reading

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Data & The New Era of Interactive Storytelling–Strata+Hadoop 2014 (Video)

  Data is an evolving story. It’s not a static snapshot of a point in time insight. With data from internal and external sources constantly updating, we are evolving from rear-view mirror dashboard views into an era of interactive Storytelling. … Continue reading

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